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Equality

How White Liberals Used Civil Rights to Create More Prisons

Neither liberals nor conservatives are chomping at the bit to discuss the historical roots of the modern gun-rights movement. If asked to describe …

Civil Rights

“No civilization would tolerate what America has done”

Institutional racism. Rampant income inequality. A broken justice system. America may never be a great society<p>It seems police can get away with anything: choking men who have surrendered; shooting unarmed teens; knocking pregnant women to the ground. While the issues involving race, civil rights …

9 out of 10 problem drinkers in the U.S. aren't alcoholics, study says

You might think that people who throw back five or more drinks in a single outing or who down 15 or more drinks in a week are likely to be alcoholics. But a new study finds that the overwhelming majority of them are not.<p>Only one out of 10 Americans who drank enough to qualify as a binge drinker or …

New View of the Solar System's Most Fascinating Moon

Alexander Gerst—ESA<p>Alexander Gerst—ESA<p>Alexander Gerst—ESA<p>Alexander Gerst—ESA<p>Alexander Gerst—ESA/SIPA USA<p>Alexander Gerst—ESA<p>Alexander Gerst—ESA/SIPA …

Astronomy

26 Pictures That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

The universe, man... THE UNIVERSE.

Discovery could point to a new planet in our solar system

Astronomers have discovered what they believe to be a planetoid orbiting the sun that has never been seen before.<i>The New York Times</i> reports that the planetoid, dubbed VP113, lies beyond Neptune and even further past the icy ring known as the Kuiper Belt. The planetoid was originally spotted in 2012 …